High-end gaming laptops are finally switching to AMD, and it’s Intel’s fault

At CES 2021, high-performance gaming laptops are finally switching over to AMD, bringing the most powerful graphics to Ryzen systems for the first time......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsJan 14th, 2021

Intel Has To Be Better Than "Lifestyle Company" Apple at Making CPUs, Says New CEO

Intel's new CEO, Pat Gelsinger, doesn't start his new role until February, but he's already prepping the company to take on Apple's M1 chips. From a report: The Oregonian, a local newspaper in Oregon where Intel maintains a large presence, reports th.....»»

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Video game spending increased 27% in 2020

If you’ve been following the gaming space – or just the state of the world, generally – over the past 12 months, this shouldn’t come as a major surprise. Spending saw big increases pretty much across the board in 2020, as a homebound populace.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 26 min. ago

Birds that play with others have the biggest brains—and the same may go for humans

Have you ever seen magpies play-fighting with one another, or rolling around in high spirits? Or an apostlebird running at full speed with a stick in its beak, chased by a troop of other apostlebirds? Well, such play behavior may be associated with a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 53 min. ago

Optical computing at sub-picosecond speeds

Vanderbilt researchers have developed the next generation of ultrafast data transmission that may make it possible to make already high-performance computing "on demand." The technology unjams bottlenecks in data streams using a hybrid silicon-vanadi.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News3 hr. 53 min. ago

MacBook Pro redesign coming later this year will boot the divisive Touch Bar

The MacBook Pro will finally drop the Touch Bar later this year, according to two reports. Apple’s major redesign will also see the return of MagSafe charging......»»

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The best road trip cars for 2021

From a high-tech Tesla Model 3 to an old-school Ford Crown Victoria, here are the best cars for a road trip......»»

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Google now owns Fitbit, vows not to use tracker health data for ad targeting

After months of discussions between Google, Fitbit, and the EC, a deal has finally been struck, and Google officially owns Fitbit. This news was announced separately today by both Fitbit itself and its new search giant overlord. Fitbit's post largely.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

HP Envy x360 Review: Ryzen powered 2-in-1

The HP Envy x360 is an affordable and versatile all-rounder that looks superb, has solid build quality and smooth movement, and it's barely heavier or thicker than more expensive and conventional laptops......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

Intel launches Phantom Canyon NUC 11 with Tiger Lake processor and discrete Nvidia graphics

Intel has previously gone the discrete GPU route for its NUC series with the Ghost Canyon NUC 9 Extreme and has now made a second (albeit less extreme) attempt with the Phantom Canyon NUC 11. In addition to this flagship model that features an Nvidia.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 25 min. ago

Everything We Know Now About Schools, Kids, and Covid-19

Researchers are finally getting good data on how severely SARS-CoV-2 affects children and how they transmit it. What does it mean for reopening classrooms?.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News7 hr. 25 min. ago

Researcher discusses how social movements succeed

The summer of 2020 was not the first time activists marched in the streets of major U.S. cities, expressing their outrage over high-profile episodes of police brutality and demanding an end to racial inequities. Nor was it the first time that protest.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 25 min. ago

Nextronics focuses on niche market segments

High-speed connector maker Nextronics Engineering focuses on communication, industrial, smart city, medical, aerospace and transportation applications, according to company chairman and CEO Stephen Hsu......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 hr. 26 min. ago

Taiwan PCB output value hits record high in 2020

The output of Taiwan's PCB industry grew 5.6% on year to a record high of NT$667.2 billion (US$23.83 billion) in 2020, bolstered by pandemic-induced stay-at-home economy in most of the year as well as robust shipments for new iPhones and automotive e.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 hr. 26 min. ago

Intel expected to fully advance to 10nm in 2021

Intel is expected to see strong growths in sales and profits in 2021 thanks to the releases of new-generation 10nm CPUs, according to sources from the upstream supply chain......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 hr. 26 min. ago

Switching iPhone orders is not easy

The riot at a Wistron plant in India may result in Apple looking for alternative makers of the iPhones that the Taiwanese ODM has been handling, but switching orders among suppliers may not be easy, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News15 hr. 26 min. ago

TSMC to spend over US$15 billion on 3nm process in 2021

Of TSMC's planned record-high capex for 2021, more than US$15 billion will be spent on advancing the foundry's 3nm process technology, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News15 hr. 26 min. ago

The most exciting PC gaming trends from CES 2021

From experimental new gaming laptops to HDMI 2.1 monitors, PC gaming had a huge show at CES 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 54 min. ago

Intel adds Nvidia RTX gaming power to compact NUC 11 Enthusiast mini PC

Phantom Canyon makes its CES 2021 debut with 11th-Gen CPU......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 54 min. ago

Save $300 right now on the Lenovo Yoga 9i 2-in-1 laptop at Best Buy

With an advanced Intel chip, tons of RAM, and 512 GB SSD this is a fast powerful 2-in-1 laptop......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 54 min. ago

Scientists stuck as China keeps foiling WHO investigation on virus origin

Two scientists are stuck in Singapore as the rest of the WHO team finally makes it to Wuhan. Enlarge / Health workers in personal protection suits stand next to buses at a cordoned-off section of the international airport in Wuhan on January 14,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 26 min. ago